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Thursday February 29, 2024
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Children's Etiquette Workshops - Conversation Skills
Children's Dining Etiquette Workshop:Like to take your school aged children out to eat with you at a fine dining or a large social event but you’re a little afraid how they might behave? Present your child with the opportunity to feel self-reliant and confident in any social or dining situation by taking interactive lessons taught by a certified etiquette consultant. Our workshop is designed to teach them how to conduct themselves on the dining table at home, in a restaurant or when meeting new people. Teaching children proper dining skills and table manners helps them to succeed at school, socially, and later, professionally. So, introduce your child to proper table manners and dining etiquette today and help build their confidence for any social situation tomorrow!Children's Social Skills Workshop:In today’s fast-paced, high-tech society, teaching children manners is more crucial than ever. One of the most important jobs we have as parents and teachers is to help children develop social skills, show them how to interact with others in a polite manner, and teach them to treat everyone with respect. Whether the occasion is a family gathering, a meal at a restaurant, or a quick trip to the grocery store, children can apply our lessons in any social situations and practice good manners so that they become a habitual part of their lives and set them apart.Topics Include: The Importance of Greeting Others Rules of Introduction The Handshake Eye Contact and the Power of a Smile Sportsmanship Etiquette Hygiene and Appearance Self-Respect and Respect for others Behaving Appropriately at Other People’s Homes Making Appropriate Conversation Proper Telephone Etiquette Writing Thank You Notes Other Modern Manners Children's Conversation Skills Workshop:For many children it is easy to strike up a conversation or join one already in progress but for others engaging in small talk or starting a conversation can be challenging. Developing a child’s conversational skills and etiquette isimportant as it helps them build confidence, cultivate friendships, and understand social expectations. A child who is good at communicating verbally will often produce better written communication and interpret what they read more accurately, helping them in all areas of academics. Our 60-minute conversation skills workshop will cover some of the following topics:Topics include:   How to start a conversation Icebreakers to start a conversation How to keep a conversation going How to end a conversation Topics to avoid Active listening and not interrupting Being respectful and non-judgmental Rude and disrespectful body language and behavior Giving and receiving compliments Children's Restaurant Ready Workshop:In this class students will learn how to use good manners at the table when diningout at a restaurant or a special event. Table manners are not just about how to holdyour silverware or how to place your napkin. Good table manners also show self-awareness, respect, and courtesy to others. They are important tools for socialinteractions that will benefit children personally and professionally for the rest oftheir lives. Invitations and how to RSVP Waiting for a table How to be seated Speaking to servers Menu & ordering food Understanding the place setting and silverware Trying new foods Sharing food Eating difficult foods How to handle food allergies Proper conversations at the table Using please and thank you Complimenting the chef and waitstaff Other restaurant manners: Staying seated, cell phones Teen Interview Prep Workshop:Do you have a high school student getting ready to interview? Are you a teen looking for an internship or preparing for a college interview? Interviewing can be challenging for students especially when they haven’t interviewed before. However, putting one’s best foot forward during an interview is a critical step towards landing a great job during high school, and a valuable skill to develop for the future. Parents, think back to your first interview. Did you know what to expect or say? Interviewing can be a stressful experience for teens whether they are looking for their first job or going to their first college interview. Learn self-presentation skills and important talking points to help succeed at an interview.Topics Include: What to do before the interview Preparing for an interview Skills interviewers seek Interview variations Know your resume Dress for success How to make a good first impression What to do during the interview Common interview questions Questions you can ask the employer What to do after the interview Interview do’s and don’ts and more Pre-Teen NetiquetteElevate your child’s digital presence with our Pre-Teen Netiquette Program! In today's tech-savvy world, understanding social media etiquette, texting norms, and email protocol is essential. Digital users need to keep in mind that colleges and employers are seeking people with not only good technical and academic skills, but also with social graces, self-awareness, and a positive presence on the internet. Our program provides practical, hands-on guidance to ensure your child navigates the digital landscape with confidence and respect. Imagine them building positive online relationships while safeguarding their reputation.For more information, please visit www.newenglandschoolofprotocol.com
Shrewsbury Senior Center Craft Room
 
5:15 PM - 6:15 PM    Children's Etiquette Workshops - Restaurant Ready
Children's Dining Etiquette Workshop:Like to take your school aged children out to eat with you at a fine dining or a large social event but you’re a little afraid how they might behave? Present your child with the opportunity to feel self-reliant and confident in any social or dining situation by taking interactive lessons taught by a certified etiquette consultant. Our workshop is designed to teach them how to conduct themselves on the dining table at home, in a restaurant or when meeting new people. Teaching children proper dining skills and table manners helps them to succeed at school, socially, and later, professionally. So, introduce your child to proper table manners and dining etiquette today and help build their confidence for any social situation tomorrow!Children's Social Skills Workshop:In today’s fast-paced, high-tech society, teaching children manners is more crucial than ever. One of the most important jobs we have as parents and teachers is to help children develop social skills, show them how to interact with others in a polite manner, and teach them to treat everyone with respect. Whether the occasion is a family gathering, a meal at a restaurant, or a quick trip to the grocery store, children can apply our lessons in any social situations and practice good manners so that they become a habitual part of their lives and set them apart.Topics Include: The Importance of Greeting Others Rules of Introduction The Handshake Eye Contact and the Power of a Smile Sportsmanship Etiquette Hygiene and Appearance Self-Respect and Respect for others Behaving Appropriately at Other People’s Homes Making Appropriate Conversation Proper Telephone Etiquette Writing Thank You Notes Other Modern Manners Children's Conversation Skills Workshop:For many children it is easy to strike up a conversation or join one already in progress but for others engaging in small talk or starting a conversation can be challenging. Developing a child’s conversational skills and etiquette isimportant as it helps them build confidence, cultivate friendships, and understand social expectations. A child who is good at communicating verbally will often produce better written communication and interpret what they read more accurately, helping them in all areas of academics. Our 60-minute conversation skills workshop will cover some of the following topics:Topics include:   How to start a conversation Icebreakers to start a conversation How to keep a conversation going How to end a conversation Topics to avoid Active listening and not interrupting Being respectful and non-judgmental Rude and disrespectful body language and behavior Giving and receiving compliments Children's Restaurant Ready Workshop:In this class students will learn how to use good manners at the table when diningout at a restaurant or a special event. Table manners are not just about how to holdyour silverware or how to place your napkin. Good table manners also show self-awareness, respect, and courtesy to others. They are important tools for socialinteractions that will benefit children personally and professionally for the rest oftheir lives. Invitations and how to RSVP Waiting for a table How to be seated Speaking to servers Menu & ordering food Understanding the place setting and silverware Trying new foods Sharing food Eating difficult foods How to handle food allergies Proper conversations at the table Using please and thank you Complimenting the chef and waitstaff Other restaurant manners: Staying seated, cell phones Teen Interview Prep Workshop:Do you have a high school student getting ready to interview? Are you a teen looking for an internship or preparing for a college interview? Interviewing can be challenging for students especially when they haven’t interviewed before. However, putting one’s best foot forward during an interview is a critical step towards landing a great job during high school, and a valuable skill to develop for the future. Parents, think back to your first interview. Did you know what to expect or say? Interviewing can be a stressful experience for teens whether they are looking for their first job or going to their first college interview. Learn self-presentation skills and important talking points to help succeed at an interview.Topics Include: What to do before the interview Preparing for an interview Skills interviewers seek Interview variations Know your resume Dress for success How to make a good first impression What to do during the interview Common interview questions Questions you can ask the employer What to do after the interview Interview do’s and don’ts and more Pre-Teen NetiquetteElevate your child’s digital presence with our Pre-Teen Netiquette Program! In today's tech-savvy world, understanding social media etiquette, texting norms, and email protocol is essential. Digital users need to keep in mind that colleges and employers are seeking people with not only good technical and academic skills, but also with social graces, self-awareness, and a positive presence on the internet. Our program provides practical, hands-on guidance to ensure your child navigates the digital landscape with confidence and respect. Imagine them building positive online relationships while safeguarding their reputation.For more information, please visit www.newenglandschoolofprotocol.com
Shrewsbury Senior Center Craft Room
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Children's Etiquette Workshops - Teen Interview Prep
Children's Dining Etiquette Workshop:Like to take your school aged children out to eat with you at a fine dining or a large social event but you’re a little afraid how they might behave? Present your child with the opportunity to feel self-reliant and confident in any social or dining situation by taking interactive lessons taught by a certified etiquette consultant. Our workshop is designed to teach them how to conduct themselves on the dining table at home, in a restaurant or when meeting new people. Teaching children proper dining skills and table manners helps them to succeed at school, socially, and later, professionally. So, introduce your child to proper table manners and dining etiquette today and help build their confidence for any social situation tomorrow!Children's Social Skills Workshop:In today’s fast-paced, high-tech society, teaching children manners is more crucial than ever. One of the most important jobs we have as parents and teachers is to help children develop social skills, show them how to interact with others in a polite manner, and teach them to treat everyone with respect. Whether the occasion is a family gathering, a meal at a restaurant, or a quick trip to the grocery store, children can apply our lessons in any social situations and practice good manners so that they become a habitual part of their lives and set them apart.Topics Include: The Importance of Greeting Others Rules of Introduction The Handshake Eye Contact and the Power of a Smile Sportsmanship Etiquette Hygiene and Appearance Self-Respect and Respect for others Behaving Appropriately at Other People’s Homes Making Appropriate Conversation Proper Telephone Etiquette Writing Thank You Notes Other Modern Manners Children's Conversation Skills Workshop:For many children it is easy to strike up a conversation or join one already in progress but for others engaging in small talk or starting a conversation can be challenging. Developing a child’s conversational skills and etiquette isimportant as it helps them build confidence, cultivate friendships, and understand social expectations. A child who is good at communicating verbally will often produce better written communication and interpret what they read more accurately, helping them in all areas of academics. Our 60-minute conversation skills workshop will cover some of the following topics:Topics include:   How to start a conversation Icebreakers to start a conversation How to keep a conversation going How to end a conversation Topics to avoid Active listening and not interrupting Being respectful and non-judgmental Rude and disrespectful body language and behavior Giving and receiving compliments Children's Restaurant Ready Workshop:In this class students will learn how to use good manners at the table when diningout at a restaurant or a special event. Table manners are not just about how to holdyour silverware or how to place your napkin. Good table manners also show self-awareness, respect, and courtesy to others. They are important tools for socialinteractions that will benefit children personally and professionally for the rest oftheir lives. Invitations and how to RSVP Waiting for a table How to be seated Speaking to servers Menu & ordering food Understanding the place setting and silverware Trying new foods Sharing food Eating difficult foods How to handle food allergies Proper conversations at the table Using please and thank you Complimenting the chef and waitstaff Other restaurant manners: Staying seated, cell phones Teen Interview Prep Workshop:Do you have a high school student getting ready to interview? Are you a teen looking for an internship or preparing for a college interview? Interviewing can be challenging for students especially when they haven’t interviewed before. However, putting one’s best foot forward during an interview is a critical step towards landing a great job during high school, and a valuable skill to develop for the future. Parents, think back to your first interview. Did you know what to expect or say? Interviewing can be a stressful experience for teens whether they are looking for their first job or going to their first college interview. Learn self-presentation skills and important talking points to help succeed at an interview.Topics Include: What to do before the interview Preparing for an interview Skills interviewers seek Interview variations Know your resume Dress for success How to make a good first impression What to do during the interview Common interview questions Questions you can ask the employer What to do after the interview Interview do’s and don’ts and more Pre-Teen NetiquetteElevate your child’s digital presence with our Pre-Teen Netiquette Program! In today's tech-savvy world, understanding social media etiquette, texting norms, and email protocol is essential. Digital users need to keep in mind that colleges and employers are seeking people with not only good technical and academic skills, but also with social graces, self-awareness, and a positive presence on the internet. Our program provides practical, hands-on guidance to ensure your child navigates the digital landscape with confidence and respect. Imagine them building positive online relationships while safeguarding their reputation.For more information, please visit www.newenglandschoolofprotocol.com
Shrewsbury Senior Center Conference Room
 
Saturday March 2, 2024
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Special Olympics Sports - Special Olympics Bowling
Special Olympics Sports Offered Track & Field Volleyball Bocce Golf Soccer Skiing  Basketball Volunteers Needed: youth and adult partners needed for programs.Athletes may compete at 8 years of age. Must be a Shrewsbury resident or current member of the programAttendance will be taken. If attendance is an issue, you may be removed from the roster. Weather cancellation policy: Emails sent 2 hours prior to the start of practice.Questions: e-mail shrewsburyspecialneeds@gmail.comProcess: Important to read- At the start of each track practice, each individual will check in, have their temperature taken and will be asked a number of questions pertaining to Covid. Please stay with your athlete / partner (if they require transportation home) until we know their temperature is acceptable to stay at practice and all questions on the Risk Form have been answered.  Thermometers, hand sanitizer and masks have been provided by SOMA.Only athletes / partners and 1:1 support individuals will be permitted on the track.Also required: TWO NEW FORMS that must be completed by all athletes / coaches / partners and 1:1 support individuals in order to participate. Communicable Disease Waiver:As mentioned, vaccinations are not required, in lieu of vaccinations, SOI has mandated that as of April 1st, 2021, the Communicable Disease Waiver MUST be completed by all registered athletes and volunteers/coaches returning to play. This is a one time form inclusive of all sports with no expiration date. A hard copy of the Communicable Disease Waiver can be completed and brought to the first practice. Alternatively, an online version of the waiver can be completed electronically. The waiver has been mailed out to everyone with a valid Medical or Class A form on file. If anyone receives the mailing and has already completed the waiver, they can disregard the mailing. Covid 19 Risk Assessment Form:The second of the two new required forms. Please click on the link below .  This form must be completed and brought to the first practice. You will only need to complete this form one time, again inclusive of all sports. You will, however, be asked these questions each time you attend practice. WINTER '23/'24 BASKETBALL INFORMATION: Junior Unified Team:  Ages 6 to practice, 8 - 15 to compete - if you will turn 16 before April 7th, 2024, you will sign up under the Senior Unified Team (see further below).   Location: Sherwood Middle School / Tuesdays / 5:30 - 6:30 PM -TIME CHANGE from previous years. Start Date - November 28th   League Play: In addition to practices, there will be league play dates (scrimmages) to be determined throughout the season. End Date - State Finals April 7, 2024  *Preference given to Shrewsbury Residents and those out of town athletes, grandfathered in.  What to wear: Sneakers / black shorts / gold shirts  What to bring: Water bottle,    Senior Unified Team:  Ages 16 - 99!    Location: Sherwood Middle School / Tuesdays / 6:30 - 7:30  PM  Start Date - November 28th   League Play: In addition to practices, there will be league play dates TBD throughout the season.  End Date - State Finals April 7, 2024  *Preference given to Shrewsbury Residents and those out of town athletes, grandfathered in.  What to wear: Sneakers / black shorts / gold shirts  What to bring: Water bottle,    Senior Traditional Team: Open to current members of the team at this time.   Ages 16 - 99!    Location: Oak Middle School / Thursdays / 7:30 - 830  PM  Start Date - November 30th   League Play: In addition to practices, there will be league play dates TBD throughout the season.  End Date - State Finals April 7, 2024  *Preference given to Shrewsbury Residents and those out of town athletes, grandfathered in.  What to wear: Sneakers / black shorts / gold shirts  What to bring: Water bottle,  ***Unless you were previously on the Traditional Sr Team, please sign up for Special Olympics Unified Basketball.
Bowlero - Auburn, MA
 
Saturday March 9, 2024
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Special Olympics Sports - Special Olympics Bowling
Special Olympics Sports Offered Track & Field Volleyball Bocce Golf Soccer Skiing  Basketball Volunteers Needed: youth and adult partners needed for programs.Athletes may compete at 8 years of age. Must be a Shrewsbury resident or current member of the programAttendance will be taken. If attendance is an issue, you may be removed from the roster. Weather cancellation policy: Emails sent 2 hours prior to the start of practice.Questions: e-mail shrewsburyspecialneeds@gmail.comProcess: Important to read- At the start of each track practice, each individual will check in, have their temperature taken and will be asked a number of questions pertaining to Covid. Please stay with your athlete / partner (if they require transportation home) until we know their temperature is acceptable to stay at practice and all questions on the Risk Form have been answered.  Thermometers, hand sanitizer and masks have been provided by SOMA.Only athletes / partners and 1:1 support individuals will be permitted on the track.Also required: TWO NEW FORMS that must be completed by all athletes / coaches / partners and 1:1 support individuals in order to participate. Communicable Disease Waiver:As mentioned, vaccinations are not required, in lieu of vaccinations, SOI has mandated that as of April 1st, 2021, the Communicable Disease Waiver MUST be completed by all registered athletes and volunteers/coaches returning to play. This is a one time form inclusive of all sports with no expiration date. A hard copy of the Communicable Disease Waiver can be completed and brought to the first practice. Alternatively, an online version of the waiver can be completed electronically. The waiver has been mailed out to everyone with a valid Medical or Class A form on file. If anyone receives the mailing and has already completed the waiver, they can disregard the mailing. Covid 19 Risk Assessment Form:The second of the two new required forms. Please click on the link below .  This form must be completed and brought to the first practice. You will only need to complete this form one time, again inclusive of all sports. You will, however, be asked these questions each time you attend practice. WINTER '23/'24 BASKETBALL INFORMATION: Junior Unified Team:  Ages 6 to practice, 8 - 15 to compete - if you will turn 16 before April 7th, 2024, you will sign up under the Senior Unified Team (see further below).   Location: Sherwood Middle School / Tuesdays / 5:30 - 6:30 PM -TIME CHANGE from previous years. Start Date - November 28th   League Play: In addition to practices, there will be league play dates (scrimmages) to be determined throughout the season. End Date - State Finals April 7, 2024  *Preference given to Shrewsbury Residents and those out of town athletes, grandfathered in.  What to wear: Sneakers / black shorts / gold shirts  What to bring: Water bottle,    Senior Unified Team:  Ages 16 - 99!    Location: Sherwood Middle School / Tuesdays / 6:30 - 7:30  PM  Start Date - November 28th   League Play: In addition to practices, there will be league play dates TBD throughout the season.  End Date - State Finals April 7, 2024  *Preference given to Shrewsbury Residents and those out of town athletes, grandfathered in.  What to wear: Sneakers / black shorts / gold shirts  What to bring: Water bottle,    Senior Traditional Team: Open to current members of the team at this time.   Ages 16 - 99!    Location: Oak Middle School / Thursdays / 7:30 - 830  PM  Start Date - November 30th   League Play: In addition to practices, there will be league play dates TBD throughout the season.  End Date - State Finals April 7, 2024  *Preference given to Shrewsbury Residents and those out of town athletes, grandfathered in.  What to wear: Sneakers / black shorts / gold shirts  What to bring: Water bottle,  ***Unless you were previously on the Traditional Sr Team, please sign up for Special Olympics Unified Basketball.
Bowlero - Auburn, MA
 
Wednesday March 13, 2024
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Children's Etiquette Workshops - Restaurant Ready
Children's Dining Etiquette Workshop:Like to take your school aged children out to eat with you at a fine dining or a large social event but you’re a little afraid how they might behave? Present your child with the opportunity to feel self-reliant and confident in any social or dining situation by taking interactive lessons taught by a certified etiquette consultant. Our workshop is designed to teach them how to conduct themselves on the dining table at home, in a restaurant or when meeting new people. Teaching children proper dining skills and table manners helps them to succeed at school, socially, and later, professionally. So, introduce your child to proper table manners and dining etiquette today and help build their confidence for any social situation tomorrow!Children's Social Skills Workshop:In today’s fast-paced, high-tech society, teaching children manners is more crucial than ever. One of the most important jobs we have as parents and teachers is to help children develop social skills, show them how to interact with others in a polite manner, and teach them to treat everyone with respect. Whether the occasion is a family gathering, a meal at a restaurant, or a quick trip to the grocery store, children can apply our lessons in any social situations and practice good manners so that they become a habitual part of their lives and set them apart.Topics Include: The Importance of Greeting Others Rules of Introduction The Handshake Eye Contact and the Power of a Smile Sportsmanship Etiquette Hygiene and Appearance Self-Respect and Respect for others Behaving Appropriately at Other People’s Homes Making Appropriate Conversation Proper Telephone Etiquette Writing Thank You Notes Other Modern Manners Children's Conversation Skills Workshop:For many children it is easy to strike up a conversation or join one already in progress but for others engaging in small talk or starting a conversation can be challenging. Developing a child’s conversational skills and etiquette isimportant as it helps them build confidence, cultivate friendships, and understand social expectations. A child who is good at communicating verbally will often produce better written communication and interpret what they read more accurately, helping them in all areas of academics. Our 60-minute conversation skills workshop will cover some of the following topics:Topics include:   How to start a conversation Icebreakers to start a conversation How to keep a conversation going How to end a conversation Topics to avoid Active listening and not interrupting Being respectful and non-judgmental Rude and disrespectful body language and behavior Giving and receiving compliments Children's Restaurant Ready Workshop:In this class students will learn how to use good manners at the table when diningout at a restaurant or a special event. Table manners are not just about how to holdyour silverware or how to place your napkin. Good table manners also show self-awareness, respect, and courtesy to others. They are important tools for socialinteractions that will benefit children personally and professionally for the rest oftheir lives. Invitations and how to RSVP Waiting for a table How to be seated Speaking to servers Menu & ordering food Understanding the place setting and silverware Trying new foods Sharing food Eating difficult foods How to handle food allergies Proper conversations at the table Using please and thank you Complimenting the chef and waitstaff Other restaurant manners: Staying seated, cell phones Teen Interview Prep Workshop:Do you have a high school student getting ready to interview? Are you a teen looking for an internship or preparing for a college interview? Interviewing can be challenging for students especially when they haven’t interviewed before. However, putting one’s best foot forward during an interview is a critical step towards landing a great job during high school, and a valuable skill to develop for the future. Parents, think back to your first interview. Did you know what to expect or say? Interviewing can be a stressful experience for teens whether they are looking for their first job or going to their first college interview. Learn self-presentation skills and important talking points to help succeed at an interview.Topics Include: What to do before the interview Preparing for an interview Skills interviewers seek Interview variations Know your resume Dress for success How to make a good first impression What to do during the interview Common interview questions Questions you can ask the employer What to do after the interview Interview do’s and don’ts and more Pre-Teen NetiquetteElevate your child’s digital presence with our Pre-Teen Netiquette Program! In today's tech-savvy world, understanding social media etiquette, texting norms, and email protocol is essential. Digital users need to keep in mind that colleges and employers are seeking people with not only good technical and academic skills, but also with social graces, self-awareness, and a positive presence on the internet. Our program provides practical, hands-on guidance to ensure your child navigates the digital landscape with confidence and respect. Imagine them building positive online relationships while safeguarding their reputation.For more information, please visit www.newenglandschoolofprotocol.com
Shrewsbury Senior Center Craft Room
 
7:15 PM - 8:15 PM    Children's Etiquette Workshops - Pre-Teen Netiquette Workshop
Children's Dining Etiquette Workshop:Like to take your school aged children out to eat with you at a fine dining or a large social event but you’re a little afraid how they might behave? Present your child with the opportunity to feel self-reliant and confident in any social or dining situation by taking interactive lessons taught by a certified etiquette consultant. Our workshop is designed to teach them how to conduct themselves on the dining table at home, in a restaurant or when meeting new people. Teaching children proper dining skills and table manners helps them to succeed at school, socially, and later, professionally. So, introduce your child to proper table manners and dining etiquette today and help build their confidence for any social situation tomorrow!Children's Social Skills Workshop:In today’s fast-paced, high-tech society, teaching children manners is more crucial than ever. One of the most important jobs we have as parents and teachers is to help children develop social skills, show them how to interact with others in a polite manner, and teach them to treat everyone with respect. Whether the occasion is a family gathering, a meal at a restaurant, or a quick trip to the grocery store, children can apply our lessons in any social situations and practice good manners so that they become a habitual part of their lives and set them apart.Topics Include: The Importance of Greeting Others Rules of Introduction The Handshake Eye Contact and the Power of a Smile Sportsmanship Etiquette Hygiene and Appearance Self-Respect and Respect for others Behaving Appropriately at Other People’s Homes Making Appropriate Conversation Proper Telephone Etiquette Writing Thank You Notes Other Modern Manners Children's Conversation Skills Workshop:For many children it is easy to strike up a conversation or join one already in progress but for others engaging in small talk or starting a conversation can be challenging. Developing a child’s conversational skills and etiquette isimportant as it helps them build confidence, cultivate friendships, and understand social expectations. A child who is good at communicating verbally will often produce better written communication and interpret what they read more accurately, helping them in all areas of academics. Our 60-minute conversation skills workshop will cover some of the following topics:Topics include:   How to start a conversation Icebreakers to start a conversation How to keep a conversation going How to end a conversation Topics to avoid Active listening and not interrupting Being respectful and non-judgmental Rude and disrespectful body language and behavior Giving and receiving compliments Children's Restaurant Ready Workshop:In this class students will learn how to use good manners at the table when diningout at a restaurant or a special event. Table manners are not just about how to holdyour silverware or how to place your napkin. Good table manners also show self-awareness, respect, and courtesy to others. They are important tools for socialinteractions that will benefit children personally and professionally for the rest oftheir lives. Invitations and how to RSVP Waiting for a table How to be seated Speaking to servers Menu & ordering food Understanding the place setting and silverware Trying new foods Sharing food Eating difficult foods How to handle food allergies Proper conversations at the table Using please and thank you Complimenting the chef and waitstaff Other restaurant manners: Staying seated, cell phones Teen Interview Prep Workshop:Do you have a high school student getting ready to interview? Are you a teen looking for an internship or preparing for a college interview? Interviewing can be challenging for students especially when they haven’t interviewed before. However, putting one’s best foot forward during an interview is a critical step towards landing a great job during high school, and a valuable skill to develop for the future. Parents, think back to your first interview. Did you know what to expect or say? Interviewing can be a stressful experience for teens whether they are looking for their first job or going to their first college interview. Learn self-presentation skills and important talking points to help succeed at an interview.Topics Include: What to do before the interview Preparing for an interview Skills interviewers seek Interview variations Know your resume Dress for success How to make a good first impression What to do during the interview Common interview questions Questions you can ask the employer What to do after the interview Interview do’s and don’ts and more Pre-Teen NetiquetteElevate your child’s digital presence with our Pre-Teen Netiquette Program! In today's tech-savvy world, understanding social media etiquette, texting norms, and email protocol is essential. Digital users need to keep in mind that colleges and employers are seeking people with not only good technical and academic skills, but also with social graces, self-awareness, and a positive presence on the internet. Our program provides practical, hands-on guidance to ensure your child navigates the digital landscape with confidence and respect. Imagine them building positive online relationships while safeguarding their reputation.For more information, please visit www.newenglandschoolofprotocol.com
Shrewsbury Senior Center Conference Room
 
Saturday March 16, 2024
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Special Olympics Sports - Special Olympics Bowling
Special Olympics Sports Offered Track & Field Volleyball Bocce Golf Soccer Skiing  Basketball Volunteers Needed: youth and adult partners needed for programs.Athletes may compete at 8 years of age. Must be a Shrewsbury resident or current member of the programAttendance will be taken. If attendance is an issue, you may be removed from the roster. Weather cancellation policy: Emails sent 2 hours prior to the start of practice.Questions: e-mail shrewsburyspecialneeds@gmail.comProcess: Important to read- At the start of each track practice, each individual will check in, have their temperature taken and will be asked a number of questions pertaining to Covid. Please stay with your athlete / partner (if they require transportation home) until we know their temperature is acceptable to stay at practice and all questions on the Risk Form have been answered.  Thermometers, hand sanitizer and masks have been provided by SOMA.Only athletes / partners and 1:1 support individuals will be permitted on the track.Also required: TWO NEW FORMS that must be completed by all athletes / coaches / partners and 1:1 support individuals in order to participate. Communicable Disease Waiver:As mentioned, vaccinations are not required, in lieu of vaccinations, SOI has mandated that as of April 1st, 2021, the Communicable Disease Waiver MUST be completed by all registered athletes and volunteers/coaches returning to play. This is a one time form inclusive of all sports with no expiration date. A hard copy of the Communicable Disease Waiver can be completed and brought to the first practice. Alternatively, an online version of the waiver can be completed electronically. The waiver has been mailed out to everyone with a valid Medical or Class A form on file. If anyone receives the mailing and has already completed the waiver, they can disregard the mailing. Covid 19 Risk Assessment Form:The second of the two new required forms. Please click on the link below .  This form must be completed and brought to the first practice. You will only need to complete this form one time, again inclusive of all sports. You will, however, be asked these questions each time you attend practice. WINTER '23/'24 BASKETBALL INFORMATION: Junior Unified Team:  Ages 6 to practice, 8 - 15 to compete - if you will turn 16 before April 7th, 2024, you will sign up under the Senior Unified Team (see further below).   Location: Sherwood Middle School / Tuesdays / 5:30 - 6:30 PM -TIME CHANGE from previous years. Start Date - November 28th   League Play: In addition to practices, there will be league play dates (scrimmages) to be determined throughout the season. End Date - State Finals April 7, 2024  *Preference given to Shrewsbury Residents and those out of town athletes, grandfathered in.  What to wear: Sneakers / black shorts / gold shirts  What to bring: Water bottle,    Senior Unified Team:  Ages 16 - 99!    Location: Sherwood Middle School / Tuesdays / 6:30 - 7:30  PM  Start Date - November 28th   League Play: In addition to practices, there will be league play dates TBD throughout the season.  End Date - State Finals April 7, 2024  *Preference given to Shrewsbury Residents and those out of town athletes, grandfathered in.  What to wear: Sneakers / black shorts / gold shirts  What to bring: Water bottle,    Senior Traditional Team: Open to current members of the team at this time.   Ages 16 - 99!    Location: Oak Middle School / Thursdays / 7:30 - 830  PM  Start Date - November 30th   League Play: In addition to practices, there will be league play dates TBD throughout the season.  End Date - State Finals April 7, 2024  *Preference given to Shrewsbury Residents and those out of town athletes, grandfathered in.  What to wear: Sneakers / black shorts / gold shirts  What to bring: Water bottle,  ***Unless you were previously on the Traditional Sr Team, please sign up for Special Olympics Unified Basketball.
Bowlero - Auburn, MA
 
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM    Babysitting Courses - Babysitting Course
This Babysitting Course will help you learn what you need to know and what every parent wants in a responsible babysitter! Learn how to: interview for a babysitting job, choose safe and age-appropriate toys and games, perform basic first aid, learn diapering and feeding techniques, handle bedtime issues, learn tips for having a safe babysitting experience and more! Certification cards will be given after completion of the course. Please bring a drink, snack and doll or stuffed toy to each class. You may also register for the CPR & AED Certification if you would like to obtain this credential in addition to the Babysitting certification. The CPR & AED course is provided by Heartsaver through the American Heart Association.
Shrewsbury Senior Center
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Babysitting Courses - CPR & AED Certification Course
This Babysitting Course will help you learn what you need to know and what every parent wants in a responsible babysitter! Learn how to: interview for a babysitting job, choose safe and age-appropriate toys and games, perform basic first aid, learn diapering and feeding techniques, handle bedtime issues, learn tips for having a safe babysitting experience and more! Certification cards will be given after completion of the course. Please bring a drink, snack and doll or stuffed toy to each class. You may also register for the CPR & AED Certification if you would like to obtain this credential in addition to the Babysitting certification. The CPR & AED course is provided by Heartsaver through the American Heart Association.
Shrewsbury Senior Center
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    CPR & AED Certification - CPR & AED Certification Course
Join this Heartsaver CPR & AED course led by the American Heart Association to obtain your CPR & AED Certification!
Shrewsbury Senior Center
 
Saturday March 23, 2024
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Special Olympics Sports - Special Olympics Bowling
Special Olympics Sports Offered Track & Field Volleyball Bocce Golf Soccer Skiing  Basketball Volunteers Needed: youth and adult partners needed for programs.Athletes may compete at 8 years of age. Must be a Shrewsbury resident or current member of the programAttendance will be taken. If attendance is an issue, you may be removed from the roster. Weather cancellation policy: Emails sent 2 hours prior to the start of practice.Questions: e-mail shrewsburyspecialneeds@gmail.comProcess: Important to read- At the start of each track practice, each individual will check in, have their temperature taken and will be asked a number of questions pertaining to Covid. Please stay with your athlete / partner (if they require transportation home) until we know their temperature is acceptable to stay at practice and all questions on the Risk Form have been answered.  Thermometers, hand sanitizer and masks have been provided by SOMA.Only athletes / partners and 1:1 support individuals will be permitted on the track.Also required: TWO NEW FORMS that must be completed by all athletes / coaches / partners and 1:1 support individuals in order to participate. Communicable Disease Waiver:As mentioned, vaccinations are not required, in lieu of vaccinations, SOI has mandated that as of April 1st, 2021, the Communicable Disease Waiver MUST be completed by all registered athletes and volunteers/coaches returning to play. This is a one time form inclusive of all sports with no expiration date. A hard copy of the Communicable Disease Waiver can be completed and brought to the first practice. Alternatively, an online version of the waiver can be completed electronically. The waiver has been mailed out to everyone with a valid Medical or Class A form on file. If anyone receives the mailing and has already completed the waiver, they can disregard the mailing. Covid 19 Risk Assessment Form:The second of the two new required forms. Please click on the link below .  This form must be completed and brought to the first practice. You will only need to complete this form one time, again inclusive of all sports. You will, however, be asked these questions each time you attend practice. WINTER '23/'24 BASKETBALL INFORMATION: Junior Unified Team:  Ages 6 to practice, 8 - 15 to compete - if you will turn 16 before April 7th, 2024, you will sign up under the Senior Unified Team (see further below).   Location: Sherwood Middle School / Tuesdays / 5:30 - 6:30 PM -TIME CHANGE from previous years. Start Date - November 28th   League Play: In addition to practices, there will be league play dates (scrimmages) to be determined throughout the season. End Date - State Finals April 7, 2024  *Preference given to Shrewsbury Residents and those out of town athletes, grandfathered in.  What to wear: Sneakers / black shorts / gold shirts  What to bring: Water bottle,    Senior Unified Team:  Ages 16 - 99!    Location: Sherwood Middle School / Tuesdays / 6:30 - 7:30  PM  Start Date - November 28th   League Play: In addition to practices, there will be league play dates TBD throughout the season.  End Date - State Finals April 7, 2024  *Preference given to Shrewsbury Residents and those out of town athletes, grandfathered in.  What to wear: Sneakers / black shorts / gold shirts  What to bring: Water bottle,    Senior Traditional Team: Open to current members of the team at this time.   Ages 16 - 99!    Location: Oak Middle School / Thursdays / 7:30 - 830  PM  Start Date - November 30th   League Play: In addition to practices, there will be league play dates TBD throughout the season.  End Date - State Finals April 7, 2024  *Preference given to Shrewsbury Residents and those out of town athletes, grandfathered in.  What to wear: Sneakers / black shorts / gold shirts  What to bring: Water bottle,  ***Unless you were previously on the Traditional Sr Team, please sign up for Special Olympics Unified Basketball.
Bowlero - Auburn, MA
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    A Syrup Soirée - A Syrup Soirée
Join the Shrewsbury Recreation Department for a sweet adventure at Pure BS Maple Shack! This interactive experience shares about the sweet science of making maple syrup. You will have an opportunity to sample the evolution of syrup (raw sap, sap as it is being processed, syrup and maple cream) while also enjoying the various grades of syrup! Learn about the different ways to tap trees, check out the Shack's evaporator, see the chickens and enjoy a themed craft along with a fire pit and hot chocolate!Cost is $25 for a party of 2 - 4 people. For a party of 1, please reach out to the Rec Department for pricing!Pure BS Maple Shack149 Central StreetAuburn, MA 01501
Pure BS Maple Shack - 149 Central Street, Auburn